struggling to find their place in the new economy. >> barbara miner: this deindustrialization, the growing disparity didn't happen as some sort of natural event, like the rain falling from the sky. but it really is the result of policy decisions. >> barbara garson: not only have we abandoned americans as workers, we are now abandoning them as consumers. >> announcer: funding is provided by -- carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy, and committed to doing real and permanent good in the world. the kohlberg foundation. independent production fund, with support from the partridge foundation, a john and polly guth charitable fund. the clements foundation.